Westside Neighborhood School

5401 Beethoven Street,
Los Angeles, CA, 90066-0900
Tel: (310)574-8650
Grades: PK - 8 | 446 students
WNS embodies a positive, child-centered approach to education.
Our challenging curriculum and programs are designed to encourage each individual student to fully develop his or her potential - intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.                                               

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 446 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 49%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Westside Neighborhood School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 22 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 13
Yearly Tuition Cost $21,100
Tuition Notes One-time new family fee: $2,200 Middles School Fee (6-8): $2000 (incl. textbooks, labs, retreats, and 8th grade DF trip)
% on Financial Aid 32%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,800
Admissions Director Darlene Fountaine
Admissions Associate Rebecca Owens

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Flag FootballSoccer,
SoftballTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ceramics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Mandarin, Orchestra & Ensemble, Outdoor Adventures, Student Council, Tae Kwan Do, Web Page & Video Game Design, Yearbook, many more, many more Ceramics, Cooking, Dance, Drama, Mandarin, Tae Kwan Do, Yearbook, many more, many more, Orchestra & Ensemble,
Outdoor Adventures,
Student Council,
Web Page & Video Game Design,

School Notes:

  • Specialists classes include the following: Performing arts, Visual arts, Technology, Music, Spanish, Physical Education.                                               

  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Summit View West School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Anastasia Catholic Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Anastasia Catholic Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Los Angeles St. Anastasia Catholic Elementary School
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    8631 Stanmoor Drive
    Los Angeles , CA , 90045
    (310)645-8816
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Los Angeles
    Summit View West School
    Special Education School
    12101 W Washington Blvd
    Los Angeles , CA , 90066
    (310)751-1100
    Special Education School
    1.3  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  3-12
  • Los Angeles
    Village Glen West
    Special Education School
    4160 Grand View Blvd
    Los Angeles , CA , 90066
    (310)751-1101
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    1.4  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Los Angeles
    Living Word Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    6520 Arizona Ave
    Los Angeles , CA , 90045
    (310)665-0137
    (Christian)
    1.5  mi  |  10  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Los Angeles
    Wildwood School K-12
    12201 Washington Place
    Los Angeles , CA , 90066
    (310)397-3134
    1.6  mi  |  724  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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